Frank Stastney

Company B 22nd Infantry

DOD 01/06/1900



Note: Frank Stastney's last name is spelled several ways in different reports.

The 1904 Regimental history of the 22nd Infantry spells it Stastny.

The U.S. Army Register of Enlistments 1798-1914 spells it Stastny.

The U.S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms, 1928-1962 database has two separate cards
on file, both indicating the same burial spot. On one card it is spelled Slastney and on the other card
it is spelled Stastney.

The 1st Battalion website believes the correct spelling of this Soldier's name is Stastney.


Frank Stastney was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1877.

He enlisted for a period of 3 years as a Private in Company B of the 22nd Infantry on November 7, 1898
at Cleveland, Ohio. His enlistment record indicated that he stood 5 feet 8 inches tall, had light brown hair,
light brown eyes and a fair complexion. His previous occupation was listed as Laborer.

Private Stastney died aboard the Hospital Ship Missouri at or near Nagasaki, Japan
enroute to the United States. His cause of death was recorded as dysentery.

The 1904 Regimental history of the 22nd Infantry gives his date of death as January 6, 1900.

The Register of Enlistments gives his date of death as January 8, 1900.

The National Cemetery Interment Control Forms gives his date of death as January 18, 1900.


The Hospital Ship Missouri with Frank Stastney's body aboard arrived in San Francisco, California
on February 13, 1900. He was interred in the National Cemetery on March 27, 1900.


San Francisco National Cemetery
San Francisco
San Francisco County
Plot: Section ES Site 464


Grave marker for Frank Stastney

Photo by Carol from the Find A Grave website









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